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What is the best dog-friendly alarm system in Hagerstown?

July 08, 2022
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As you notice the tail wagging when you open the front door, you know why you always wanted a dog for your [[targerlocation]] family. However, many pets have been known to trip a sensor on some home security systems. And it stands to reason that the more substantial your pooch is, the greater the chance they may be the source of a false alarm. So wouldn’t you find it helpful if you could find a dog-friendly alarm system in Hagerstown?

If you share your home with a dog, you need to take into consideration the range of benefits included in Vivint’s home security systems. First, you may modify the sensors to disregard areas where your animals are most active. Second, use your indoor surveillance devices with high definition night vision and motion sensing capacity to keep an eye on your pet. Third, your dog-friendly alarm system ought to be easy to use so you can quickly activate and deactivate your property’s security as needed.

Set your sensors to avoid dogs

Modern door, window, and motion sensors are more capable of adapting to pets than before. Cats and smaller dogs shouldn’t have any issue circumventing an unintentional triggering of the sensor, as the devices can adapt to them. Bigger dogs and rambunctious pets might have a greater chance of causing false alarms, but you may reduce that chance with some adjustments on the Vivint smartphone app.

  • Set the motion detection sensitivity to low. You may even adjust the range of the device.
  • Install detectors away from heavily traveled areas, like a pet’s preferred sleeping place or feeding area.
  • Deactivate your alarms via your mobile security app when you’re on your way home -- particularly if your pet has a tendency to leap toward the door or window when you're walking in.
  • Schedule a smart light to turn on to calm an anxious animal after the sun goes down.

Having the ability to handle these adjustments makes Vivint the leading pet-friendly home security system in Hagerstown.

Use your indoor security cameras to see what’s going on with your dog

Indoor security cameras with two-way talk are a great method for homeowners to soothe their four-legged companions while at work or vacation with your intuitive cell phone app. Your surveillance systems will even give you a visual of your pet in in less than ideal lighting in full high-def, so you may see what’s going on downstairs without even leaving your room. Whenever your video components pick up abnormal movements, you may have a short video segment dispatched to your cell phone to see if it's your dog or a burglar.

Anxious behavior is fairly normal for dogs and if that’s the case with your animal, Vivint video equipment could be advantageous for you. Whenever you observe them beginning to become distressed, talk to them via the two-way audio feature. They will detect your speech and know that all is fine. Or, if you discover that they are stressed with the onset of a thunderstorm, you can remotely turn on a light to make the scene less scary.

The best dog-friendly home security system in Hagerstown is easy to use

All of the dog-friendly features are awesome, but they wouldn't help all that much if they were hard to manage. The nice part about a smart home system like Vivint's is that the many features are found in both your central hub interface and your cell phone app. Feel free to set your devices around your way of life -- including the dogs! All it requires are some taps of your screen and you have your whole home defense package the way you want it.

Customize your animal-friendly security system today!

Your home’s defense shouldn't need to be a burden on your dogs. Instead, it should provide security while letting you look out for your pets. CallContact us at (301) 923-4840 or complete the form today!